I-80 Lane Closures, Full Stops for Bridge Work in Illinois Begins Tonight

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The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) reports that, as part of ongoing efforts to replace the bridge carrying River Road over I-80, in Shorewood, overnight lane closures, accompanied by 15-minute full expressway traffic stops, are scheduled to take place over four nights beginning, weather permitting, Wednesday, April 24. The closures are necessary to install steel support beams for the new bridge over the interstate.

Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25 

Eastbound I-80

  • Starting at 8:00 p.m., eastbound I-80 will be reduced to one lane approaching River Road.
  • Beginning at 1:00 a.m. each night, full stops for no longer than 15 minutes at a time will take place.
  • All lanes reopen by 5:00 a.m. each morning.

Monday, April 29 and Tuesday, April 30 

Eastbound I-80

  • Starting at 8:00 p.m., eastbound I-80 will be reduced to one lane approaching River Road.
  • Beginning at 1:00 a.m. each night, full stops for no longer than 15 minutes at a time will take place on eastbound I-80.
  • All lanes reopen by 5:00 a.m. each morning.

Westbound I-80

  • Starting at 9:00 p.m. westbound I-80 also will be reduced to one lane approaching River Road.
  • Beginning at 1:00 a.m. each night, full stops for no longer than 15 minutes at a time will take place on westbound I-80.
  • All lanes reopen by 6:00 a.m. each morning.

​All work is weather dependent and subject to change.


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